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Oct 22, 2011 11:00pm EDT
than a little bit nervous that day. fortunately adulthood work out quite well and rosalynn family welcomed me with open arms if perhaps with some curiosity and more than a little bit of concern i'm sure. but going back even further back, those of us that are children of the 60s, i think we all remember the cultural and social revolution going on during those days and certainly environmentalism was a part of that. and i think that was probably my first awareness. smokestacks were spewing horrible things i'm into the air. factories and manufacturing companies are pretty terrible things into our waterways, rivers, oceans. it was quite a protest against these things. i think to a degree these protests brought about some very positive change. the epa was born. rules and regulations came into place. i think there is just a new attitude towards our environment . so that attitude lay dormant just a little while as i was pursuing a musical career until i met rosalynn and her family. as we would go out to the place -- to the country on the weekends and holidays and spend time with them and
Oct 12, 2011 5:30pm PDT
to harry truman's famous brisk walks through d.c. to jimmy and rosalynn carter sneaking out to their famous chinese restaurant, first families love sneaking out of the fish bowl. something al roker asked mrs. obama about today. turns out she sneaks out all the time. >> absolutely. but quiet as it's kept -- although not so quiet -- i do it more frequently than people realize. it's amazing how people don't recognize you. they don't expect me at starbucks or chipotle. i actually took bo to petco and the cashier asked me, what kind of dog is that. i said, a portuguese water dog. he didn't recognize us because he didn't expect that we would be in petco. my secret's out, but we try to sneak out as much as possible. it helps to keep our kids' lives normal. >> that's pretty great. the first lady said that she's been to baskin robbins and said the kids behind the counter often look right through her and don't notice it's her. something tells us the baskin robbins near the white house is going to get a call from corporate headquarters about customer service. >>> the girl scouts have new ways to earn
Oct 10, 2011 6:00am EDT
close to rosalynn and no problems at the roosevelt bridge. we will wind down with a picture in maryland with a look at the beltway traffic moving at speeds at new hampshire ave. >>> 611 and 56 degrees. >> still to come, boxing rabat's score a knockout at the weekend box office. we will have the breakdown in america's money bet on new details about amand so many great pioneers before me, guided only by a dream. i'm embarking on journey of epic proportion. i will travel, from sea to shining sea, through amber waves grain, and i won't stop until i've helped every driver in america save hundreds on car insurance. well i'm out of the parking lot. that's a good start. geico, fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent, or more on car insurance. >>> take a look at our top stories at 6:30. occupy wall street protests will continue today in new york and here in washington. protesters said they are taking a stance against greed in corporate america. an apparent murder-suicides under investigation in bethesda. on saturday, the bodies of 830 day -- 38-year-old and a 35- year-old were
Oct 12, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: today, a calmer scene at the rosalynn station. mixed reactions to the way metro handled emergencies. >> i take metro for many years and i don't think that metro is doing a good job handling, you know, emergency situations. >> i have never had problems. i mean it's good commuting. >> reporter: add to the nightmare scenario, escalators designed to shut down with excessive loads. it requires the machine be inspected to ensure there was no damage. >> reporter: the victim was taken from the tracks alive. time to review and hopefully improve. >> we are reviewing the aspect of our response and the county's response to look for any possible ways where we could find efficiencies or better ways to respond. >> reporter: coming up in this 6:00 hour, more on the resources and systems metro provides which will probably happen again. we are live outside metro headquarte headquarters, back to you. >> now a final check on the weather. >> cloudy and the shower activity will remain across much of the region. some areas, dry spots. i think you'll see the showers. keep the umbrellas handy. n
Oct 5, 2011 5:30pm PDT
jimmy carter and his wife rosalynn, a longtime mental health advocate. dr. janice cooper, a liberian who fled to the states during the war, has returned to lead the program. >> we recruited a cohort of 21 students, who were physicis, physicians assistants and nurses in clinics and hospitals, as well as in schools of nursing, to be part of our first cohort of mental health clinicians. >> bipolar disorder is not a one-disease condition. >> they spend many weeks learning about, identifying and treating mental health disorders and all the major mental health disorders in liberia. they learn all the basic tools that you need for screenings and assessments. >> be very aware of sound-alike, look-alike drugs. >> they also learn medication management and for some of them this is really the first time that they're learning pharmakinetics and how particularly, psychotropic medications work in the body. >> reporter: one member of this first class is 34-year-old quendi appleton. >> i wanted to be a part of that, being able to bring back hope to the hopeless. seeing them you know being able to go to s
Oct 22, 2011 5:00am PDT
's quest on freedom and democracy. also mentioned that the former first lady, rosalynn carter, is in neighboring tunisia today, of course, where the arab spring originated. >>> so, what exactly is going to happen to libya now that moammar gadhafi is gone? internationally recognized scholar of islam and human rights is here to help put it all in perspective. my name's jeff. i'm a dad, coach... and i quit smoking with chantix. knowing that i could smoke during the first week was really important to me. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. chantix reduced my urge to smoke -- and personally that's what i knew i needed. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these, stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. don't take chantix if you've h
Oct 2, 2011 7:00am EDT
on to rosalynn, a democrat. what are the priorities of this committee mean to you? caller: my comment was about the face of homelessness in america and the section 8 program. i think i heard a call or make some comments that disturbs me about it. i am currently on section eight. i am on the advantage program for veterans. i have two children, and my husband and i are divorced and i've lost everything that i had, livelihood, and i'm very thankful for this program. it has given me a chance to regroup. i am currently of school during retraining. sometimes people think that everyone on section 8 are sponging. there might be some people manipulating the system and will always be. but i am currently going to school. i am a disabled veteran living on $900 a month. i paid $400 a month under my section 8 program. host: some people say that that program continues, something else might need to be cut. what would you advocate? caller: i am willing to give up a requiring people to pay a little bit more, because it goes on a percentage of your income. i would be willing to pay more in rent. i am willing to h
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